An Alanis Morissette jukebox musical shows how mainstream culture is openly embracing the idea of a didactic or propagandistic role for art.
Woke Art and its purveyors and cheerleaders demand engagement with Woke Art but only in very specific, approved ways.
Tom Wolfe, the journalist and novelist who died yesterday at 88, was our enthusiastic guide to the raucous and colorful spectacle that is America.
Donald Glover’s ‘This Is America’ is typical of the art championed by our cultural elites: little artistic content, but loud, didactic political messaging.
The Newark Museum’s new exhibition provides an enlightening examination of two simultaneous currents in nineteenth-century American and European art.
‘Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons,’ a current Frick exhibit, brings together for the first time in this country 13 monumental paintings of the biblical patriarch Jacob and his 12 sons.
After having a look at every portrait of every president since the very beginning, I like President Obama’s portrait. It is not only accurate, but refreshing.
It wasn’t puritanical conservative activists who wanted the painting removed. It was the new puritan — the woke activist.
Lana Del Rey (real name Elizabeth Grant) is caught between being an act and an activist. Time will tell where this takes her artistry.
So is Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ worth $450 million? I don’t think that’s the real question—or at least, it’s not the ultimate one.
The White House asked the Guggenheim Museum for a Vincent van Gogh painting. The museum offered it a potty joke.
The créche is an 800-year-old emblem of divinity ushered into time and history. It is a theological symbol, not a political one.
‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ is the story of a young artist coming of age and into her own. Midge finds that art doesn’t have much to do with becoming an agent of change.
While it’s not a universal truism, more often than not, bad morals make for bad art, and the unwillingness to say so produces even worse criticism.
Sharing gorgeous pictures and well-crafted stories with our children is an excellent way to combat the dehumanizing habits and beliefs that make our world shrill, angry, and sad.
You can tell a lot about a person’s politics and outlook on life—and mental stability—by looking at the poems he writes.
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